Current Lab Members

Justin Kitzes
Justin KitzesAssistant Professor
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I am a spatial ecologist and conservation biologist interesting in how habitat alteration affects biodiversity at large spatial scales. I also have a specific interest in the development and use of bioacoustic survey methods.
Lauren Schricker
Lauren SchrickerGraduate Student
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Lauren is a Ph.D. student leading our field work on landscape-scale bird and amphibian distributions.
Tessa Rhinehart
Tessa RhinehartResearch Programmer
Tessa is a Research Programmer working on our bird call classification software.
Sam Lapp
Sam LappResearch Programmer
Sam is a Research Programmer working on our bird and frog call classifications and the analysis of biodiversity datasets.
Lauren Chronister
Lauren ChronisterUndergraduate Researcher
Lauren is an Ecology & Evolution major assisting with our fieldwork and bird song templates.
Anna Lippert
Anna LippertUndergraduate Researcher
Anna is a Biology major who is assisting with our fieldwork and bird song templates.
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Interested in our work? We’re actively seeking undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdocs to join the lab. Learn more about joining us, and get in touch!

Lab Alumni

Undergraduate Students

  • Jack Challiet, University of Chicago, 2018
  • Aaron Lauer, Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 2018
  • Tanvi Merengenti, Carnegie Mellon University, 2018
  • Madoc Smith, Mathematical Biology, University of Pittsburgh, 2018
  • Kyle Walters, Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh, 2017-2019
  • Lydia Zimmerman, Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 2018-2019